MEDALS TO 1920
Crimea MedalCOLLECTION OF CRIMEAN MEDALS TO THE 13th LIGHT DRAGOONS
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Sebastopol No. 1708 JAMES JOHNSON 13TH LIGHT DRAGOONS. Turkish Crimea Medal CRIMEA 1855 (British issue) James Johnson was born in Belfast in 1835 and enlisted December 1854 in Liverpool. He joined the regiment in the Crimea on 13th August 1855 and is shown as on duty at Scutari in November. He transferred to the 3rd Dragoon Guards 1st January 1857 and was appointed a corporal in August 1868. Sergeant June 1873. He was discharged 24 December 1877, suffering from leg ulcers "the result of a kick from a horse while on duty in the Riding School at Colechester in September 1875." Medal and clasp confirmed on medal roll. Pair: £450
Private John Wilcher
Medal Chilianwala / Goojerat J. WILCHER, 24TH FOOT. £600
John Wilcher. Medal and clasps confirmed on roll. He was still serving in 1851.
Private John Jackson
/ Inkermann /
1794 PTE. JN. JACKSON. 7TH FT. £450
Regimental number is rubbed on naming.
John Jackson was born in Leeds and enlisted into the 7th Foot (Royal Fusiliers) in October 1842, aged 21. Served in the West Indies for 2 years and 4 months, Canada 2 years 2 months, Crimea1 year 1 month (medal and clasps confirmed) and India 5 years 6 months. He was discharged 19 January 1864. He intended to settle in Quarry Hill, Yorkshire.
Private Denis Irewin
102nd Foot Foot
D. IREWIN. 1ST MADRAS FUSRS. £400
Medal and clasp confirmed on roll. Denis Irewin served with the 102nd Foot (1st Madras Fusiliers). His pension was paid in Londonderry District.
Private John W. Nicholls
Long Service & Good Conduct
Medals 1071.PTE. J.W. NICHOLLS.
In the 1871 census shown as serving in Edinburgh. JOhn W. Nicholls was awarded the medal in 1887.
Egypt Medal El-Teb-Tamaai 2530 PTE. T. EMERY. 2/R. IR.FUS:Thomas Emery, 2nd Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Khedive's Star 1884
Medal and clasp confirmed on roll. The roll for the Star shows that he was transferred to the Army Reserve on return of the regiment from Egypt.